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Kotzebue Weather (°F)

PAOT (0.2 NM at True Heading of 288)
METAR: PAOT 031153Z AUTO 27012KT 10SM BKN090 OVC110 M02/M03 RMK AO2 SLPNO 70051 T10171028 10000 21017 TSNO $
TAF: PAOT 031125Z 0312/0412 27015KT P6SM VCSH BKN025 OVC035 FM032100 12018KT P6SM VCSH BKN015 OVC025 FM040300 12025KT 6SM -FZRASN BR OVC015

Location

Latitude: 
66-53-05.3000N (66.884806)
Longitude: 
162-35-53.3000W (-162.598139)
Elevation: 
15.4 feet MSL (5 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
9.6 E (as of December 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
01 N.M. S of Kotzebue, Alaska
Found On: 
Nome Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
ALVIN WERNEKE
BOX 55
KOTZEBUE, AK 99752
907-442-3147
ALASKA DOT&PF NORTHERN REGION
2301 PEGER RD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99701
907-443-3411

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
09/1947
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/WED-MON/0700-2359
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1015 feet (309 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
OTZ
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: B
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 04/2005

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  37
Multi Engine:  6

Annual Operations (as of 12/01/2014)

Total Operations:  60000
Commercial:  2000 3.3%
Air Taxi:  20000 33.3%
GA Local:  7000 11.7%
GA Itinerant:  30000 50.0%
Military Aircraft:  1000 1.7%

Communications

CTAF:  123.600
Unicom:  122.800
Approach:  ANCHORAGE ARTCC
Departure:  ANCHORAGE ARTCC
ATIS:  Hrs: 24.
ASOS:  135.45 (907-442-2279)
AFIS:  135.45

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 119.2/263.0 (KOTZEBUE RCAG).
  • OTZ AFIS ON FREQUENCY 135.45. OPERATES SAME HRS AS OTZ FSS, 0700-0000; OT FAIRBANKS FSS.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 907

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Crowley Marine Services
  
442-3211, after hours call 442-3392 100LL, Jet
Yute Air Alaska, Inc.
   Website           Email
442-3330 100LL
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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  Y
FSS Name (ID):  Kotzebue(OTZ) Fairbanks (FAI)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-478-7460 1-866-248-6516

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 12/01/22 to 0901Z 12/29/22.

There are various types of charts available for an airport. They are listed in the Page Type column. Here is a legend for those types:

APD - Airport Diagram
DP - Departure Procedure Charts
HOT - Hot Spots
IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 09 AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 AK-1
IAP VOR RWY 09 AK-1
IAP VOR RWY 27 AK-1
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS AK-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AK-1
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near OTZ

Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

List ALL PAOT NOTAMs

NOTAM Radius Search

NOTAMS within

Enter NOTAM radius search distance

This field is required
NM of PAOT

NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

NOTAMS within

Enter NOTAM radius search distance

This field is required
NM of PAOT

Remarks

A110-11 NMRS 330 FT WIND TURBINE TWRS 3.5 MI SE.
A110-12 WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTPS://WEATHERCAMS.FAA.GOV
A110-18 RAVENS INVOF ARPT.
A110-20 TSA REGULATED: SEE 49 CFR 1542; ALL GATES & DOORS SECURED ALL TIMES; INFO - AMGR.
A110-22 IREG SFC TWY E 175 FT SW.
A110-3 ARPT SVCS AVBL 0700-2000; AFT HR - AMGR.
A110-5 PRKG AREA UNLGTD. TSNT PRKG - FLT SVC.
A110-7 TWYS & RAMPS HAVE NMRS DIPS & ROUGH SFCS.
A110-8 SAND LRGR GRADATION THAN FAA RCMDD/SEE AC150/5200-30.
A26 CLSD TO ACR OPS MORE THAN 30 PAX SEATS EXC PPR IN WRITING - AMGR BOX 55 KOTZEBUE AK 99752.
A30-09/27 LOCKED WHEEL TURNS NA.
A30-18/36 NOT AVBL FOR SKED OR UNSKED ACR OPS MORE THAN 30 PAX SEATS. PPR WINGSPAN MORE THAN 49 FT - AMGR. UNCTLD VEHICLE ACES.
A30A-09 IREG SFC 1175 FT E OF THR.
A40-09/27 EXTD 30 IN ABV GND.
A40-18/36 EXTD 30 IN ABV GND.
A58-09 ROAD 430 FT FM THR; VEHICLE HGT LTD TO 13 FT.
A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWY 09 & 27 - CTAF. HIRL RWY 09/27; MIRL RWY 18/36 ON 0700-2400; OTR TIME - CTAF. PAPI RWY 09 & 27 ON CONSLY.
E111 REVIEW OF ROAD LOCATION /PENDING.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 09/27
18/36
Longest Runway: 09/27 is 6300 ft (1920 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 09

OTZ Airport Runway Details

Runway 09/27  6300 ft x 150 ft (1920 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  FAA as of 12/08/2014
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  91 /F/B/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  100.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  128.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  240.0

Runway 09

Runway 27

Elevation: 
12.8 15.4
Latitude: 
66-53-22.3725N 66-53-09.6989N
Longitude: 
162-36-38.5602W 162-34-04.1377W
Runway True Alignment: 
102 282
ILS Type: 
ILS/DME
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.3 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Fair Fair
Object at End: 
ROAD HILL
Object Height: 
15 38
Distance from End: 
30 800
Object Centerline Offset: 
0 ft. left and right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Touchdown Rollout
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
43 46
Threshold Elevation: 
13.1
Displaced Threshold: 
400
Threshold Latitude: 
66-53-21.5688N

Threshold Longitude: 

162-36-28.7511W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
6300 5900
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
6300 5900
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
6300 5900
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
5900 5900

Runway 18/36  3876 ft x 90 ft (1181 m x 27 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 08/22/2011
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - No special surface treatment
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway 18

Runway 36

Elevation: 
11.2 10.8
Latitude: 
66-53-06.3839N 66-52-29.3680N
Longitude: 
162-36-33.5659W 162-36-56.8918W
Runway True Alignment: 
194 014
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Object at End: 
ROAD
Object Height: 
15 15
Distance from End: 
400
Object Centerline Offset: 
0 ft. left and right of centerline

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Minor
Powerplant Repair: 
Minor
Fuel Available: 
100, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars available

Maps & Diagrams

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